Presentation on theme: "What is it? Floor surface hardener and protective clear finish for concrete, marble, terrazzo, and other porous stone surfaces Reduced maintenance and."— Presentation transcript:
2 What is it?Floor surface hardener and protective clear finish for concrete, marble, terrazzo, and other porous stone surfacesReduced maintenance and labor costs35-60% savings vs traditional acrylic finishes1-2 coat application with 3M™ Easy ShineUses our Scotch-Brite™ Diamond floor pads to “pop” gloss back20-30 minutes dry time per coatMedium gloss / high durabilityTraditional floor finishes have high gloss but low durabilityDoes not need to be stripped or deep scrubbed
3 Leading Technologies – Stone Floors Conventional Acrylic Floor Finishes – High Gloss/Easy to RepairHigh maintenance requirements due to low durabilityGrinding & Polish OnlyNo stain protectionFrequent polish requiredSodium & Potassium Sealer - Broad usePoor life cycleAttract MoistureForms Alkali GelsForm efflorescing salts on the surface.Urethane – High Gloss/Low MaintenanceCostly, difficult to repairEpoxy – Highly chemical resistantRequires thorough prepDelaminating is commoncostly to maintain and repairScotchgard™ Stone Floor ProtectorDurable & easy to maintainPenetrates deeper and more completely into stone surface vs sodium or potassium sealersEasy to work with- low learning curve for floor care professionalsEasy to maintain- neutral cleaner/auto scrub +burnish as desiredEasy to repair- auto scrub and recoat or strip and recoatDeliverable Criteria: The standard by which this deliverable will be measured and scored:Concept testing of prototypes shows X% acceptanceForecast of $X by year XPricing is at parity with competitionChannel analysis results show current channel can be utilized
4 How does it compare to other coatings? * Charts are for comparison purposes only
7 Initial ApplicationStrip all old finish or other coatings from floor using a 3M floor stripper and a 3M stripping pad. Rinse and allow floor to dry thoroughly. (3M™ Hi Pro works well on concrete and terrazzo)Burnish the floor with the Scotch-Brite™ Sienna Diamond Floor Pad PlusBurnish the floor with the Scotch-Brite™ Purple Diamond Floor Pad PlusDust the floor using the 3M™ Easy Trap Duster.Apply a very thin, uniform coat of Scotchgard™ Stone Floor Protector using the 3M™ Easy Shine Applicator System. Allow 20 to 30 minutes of drying time.Burnish the floor with the Scotch-Brite™ Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus.Apply a second very thin, uniform coat of Scotchgard™ Stone Floor Protector using the 3M™ Easy Shine Applicator System. Allow 20 to 30 minutes of drying time.
8 Maintenance Dust mop, damp mop or machine scrub as necessary. For optimum appearance, auto scrub with the 3M™ Neutral Cleaner Concentrate 3L/3H (for use with the 3M™ Twist ‘n Fill™ System) and 3M™ TopLine Autoscrubber Pad 5000.When appearance of floor begins to dull, burnish the floor using the Scotch-Brite™ Purple Diamond Floor Pad (typically one to two times per month).Recoat traffic areas or entire floor as necessary with Scotchgard™ Stone Floor Protector using the 3M™ Easy Shine Applicator System. Be sure floor is clean and free of marks before recoating (typically one to two times per year). Using the 3M™ Blue Cleaner Pad 5300 with 3M™ Neutral Cleaner Concentrate 3L/3H (for use with the 3M™ Twist ‘n Fill™ System) will properly prepare the floor for recoating.
9 Typical Maintenance Requirements Customer TypeHospital / SchoolRetailTraffic LevelsMediumHigh# of Coats on Initial Application2Burnishing Frequency1x/month1-2x/monthRefresher Coat1x/yr1-2x/yr
10 Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs What precautions do you need to take the first 24 hours after applying this product?The first 24 hours is critical to avoid standing water. There are no restrictions from using an auto scrubber or microfiber flat mop, but standing water can be problematic.Floor can be opened to traffic when dry to the touch (20-30 minutes after application)Are there certain cleaning chemicals that should not be used on this product?Butyl (also known as 2-Butoxyethanol) or d-limonene containing products should not be used on this product.Butyl is commonly found in Floor Strippers, Surface Emulsifier / Extenders, and Degreasers
11 Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs How do I remove the Scotchgard™ Stone Floor Protector from the floor?If you would like to remove the product from the floor and recoat again, the Scotch-Brite™ Surface Prep Pad with water or neutral cleaner will prepare the floor adequately for recoating with Scotchgard™ Stone Floor Protector. If you would like to remove it completely and recoat with a traditional, acrylic floor finish, use a 3M™ floor stripper and a 3M™ stripping pad. Rinse and allow floor to dry thoroughly.Will Scotchgard™ Stone Floor Protector discolor stone / concrete floors?The Scotchgard™ Stone Floor Protector may slightly darken some floors. Due to the fact that it also increase the gloss of the floor, it will show or enhance the subtle colors found in many floors that may have not been visible before if the floor was uncoated or coated with a traditional, acrylic floor finish.
12 Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs Is this product green?This product system meets Executive Order definition of “Environmentally preferable.”Helps reduce the need for finishes, strippers and crystallization products, and the labor intensive work associated with applying these chemical products“Environmentally preferable,” according to Executive Order 13101, means products or services thathave a lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment when compared with competingproducts or services that serve the same purpose. This comparison may consider raw materialsacquisition, production, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, reuse, operation, maintenance, ordisposal of the product or service.